by Joshua R. Weaver onApril 24, 2012
The Root Recommends: A phone initiative by the NAACP that provides voter-registration info and more.
by Malik Yusef onApril 7, 2012
Malik Yusef puts the importance of voting in historical context in this piece for the Huffington Post.
March 7, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: The group's leader told us why its 2012 State of Black America report made voting rights the focus.
February 16, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: Al Sharpton and others say that their goal is to protest voting laws and spark a national movement.
January 17, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: Candidates talk black poverty, voting rights and the "food stamp president."
by Michael E. Ross onJanuary 16, 2012
Before a South Carolina rally, its president told The Root of plans to fight the laws and educate young black voters.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onJanuary 5, 2012
How voting limits could affect blacks and Latinos -- and why many think that's intentional.
by Sherrilyn A. Ifill onDecember 7, 2011
A Republican is convicted for authorizing misleading "robocalls" -- just one tactic being used to deter voters.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onDecember 5, 2011
A report by the civil rights organization documents efforts to suppress black, brown and young voters.
November 19, 2011
Blogging the Beltway: Myrlie Evers-Williams says that the recent tribute to her late husband has set her free.
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